Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have made another generous donation to help support the fight against COVID-19.
The couple donated $100,000 to some of the hardest-hit hospitals in New York, Elmhurst, NYU Hospital, Mount Sinai and Northern Westchester, E! News confirms.
Less than two weeks ago, the couple made a $1 million donation to Feeding America in the U.S. and Food Banks Canada. Reynolds also announced that 30 per cent of proceeds from his Aviation Gin will be going to the U.S. Bartenders Guild, along with a $15,000 donation.
“Thank you, Ryan and Blake, for your incredible support. Your gift means so much to us and the millions of people we serve,” Feeding America wrote on social media. “And to everyone who you inspire to give during these uncertain times – every dollar and minute makes a difference.”
Questions about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:
Health officials caution against all international travel. Returning travellers are asked to self-isolate for 14 days in case they develop symptoms and to prevent spreading the virus to others.
Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing — very similar to a cold or flu. Some people can develop a more severe illness. People most at risk of this include older adults and people with severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.
To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.
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